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Overview: Coach from Cardiff to Dublin

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cardiff to Dublin cover the 181 miles (292 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.

Coach companies: National Express Cardiff to Dublin

Travel on National Express coaches from Cardiff to Dublin at great prices. Omio finds you coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Cardiff to Dublin, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Buses from Cardiff to Dublin

    The distance between Cardiff and Dublin is around 270 miles, with buses completing the journey in between 12 hours and 45 minutes and 14 hours and 40 minutes. Buses depart from Sophia Gardens in Cardiff, arriving at Dublin Port. There are no direct buses from Cardiff to Dublin, with a ferry completing the journey across the Irish Sea into Dublin Port. Services are run by National Express with up to two departures per day between Cardiff and Dublin. There are no services during the night.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Dublin from Cardiff

    Take the bus to Dublin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Dublin.

    Travel between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by coach is: Fully open.

    What is the status of international entry into Ireland from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Cardiff?

    Conditions of entry:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

    When travelling in Ireland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 17/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Cardiff and Dublin before travelling.

    Return travel from Ireland to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cardiff from Dublin?

    Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 18/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Cardiff from Dublin.

    The coach distance from Cardiff to Dublin is around 181 miles (292 km).

    Some of the Cardiff coach stations to Dublin you can start your journey from include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Dublin include Dublin, Dublin Airport, Dublin, Port and Dublin, Bachelor's Walk.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Dublin, Dublin Airport.

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Cardiff.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Dublin, Dublin Airport, is located 9.1 miles (14.6 km) away from the city centre of Dublin.

    For the best Cardiff to Dublin coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Cardiff and Dublin to compare what amenities they may offer.

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